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We would not know anything about the person and work of The Lord Jesus Christ without the God-given scriptures which are quickened to believers.
We would have no true knowledge that could be used to save us without scripture.
18 Behold, I and the children whom the Lord hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the Lord of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.
19 And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead?
20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
jn.17;17 Sanctify them...
homosexuality, incest, pedophilia, zoophilia, necrophilia are forbidden, the sex must be done only between spouses, you can break up with your wife only if she committed adultery. God says: be fruitful and multiply. he doesn't say: make sex, he doesn't say: make love. the purpose of sex must be procreation. nevertheless, paul says to do your duty as a husband, to not fall into temptation, but he also says this: abstinence is the right way. bible quotes:
16 And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife. (Exodus 22:16)
10 And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress...
49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. (Ezekiel 16:49)
what you believe about sodom is true but incomplete
34 Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:
35 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.
37 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or...
There seems to be a movement (has been for awhile) towards Christian intellectualism. A person reads the Bible and when he determines the Bible is true then he is considered a Christian. Spiritual maturity becomes the acceptance of different Scriptures into a theological construct.
Can a person actually be saved under Christian intellectualism without hearing the voice of God, without God moving in their own heart in a meaningfully but subjective way?
Hopefully no one will misunderstand me. I'm not cessationist. I believe God gives His spiritual gifts in the modern day. Including prophecy.
There is so much prophecy out there. Prophecies from 40, 50 years ago, prophecies from now.
When Ezekiel prophesied Tyre would be scraped off into the sea, it was. After he prophesied that the bare rocks would be used for fishermen to dry nets they did.
When Isaiah prophesied to the king that his enemies would be gone by the time this child was weaned they were. When he prophesied Babylon would be taken by Cyrus it was. When he prophesied the gates would be open for him to get in they were.
When the prophet said Jericho's foundation would be laid with the death of the firstborn it was....
(CLV) 1Co 11:1
Become imitators of me, according as I also am of Christ.
So was Paul a hypocrite; was he obedient to the law; was messiah a scofflaw; or is this verse a forgery?
Is there any other possibility?
So not only are we called to follow Messiah's example; at the very least Paul calls us to follow his example of following Messiah's example; unless something is fake here.
"Under the law"
Paul is the only one in the Bible who uses this phrase.
It's found 11 times in his writings.
(CLV) Ro 3:19
Now we are aware that, whatever the law is saying, it is speaking to those under the law, that every mouth may be barred, and the entire world may become subject to the just verdict of God,
Let's look at this very carefully. The law speaks to those under the law.
The law speaks so that every mouth in the entire world may become subject to YHWH's judgement.
As all are subject to YHWH's verdict; it appears that we have two groups here. One group is already subject to...
1 John 3:4
Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.
Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.
Some say that, as believers in Yahshua, we have no more commitment to the law.
Now if there is no law, there is no transgression. If there is no transgression; there is no sin.
If there is no sin; then I would ask, "what need I of grace?
Colossians 2:14 (CLV)
erasing the handwriting of the decrees against us, which was hostile to us, and has taken it away out of the midst, nailing it to the cross,
Lexicon :: Strong's G1378 - dogma
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of δοκέω (G1380)
Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry
TDNT Reference: 2:230,178